Veterans Day promotions and freebies

Free admission - Museums, zoos and much more!
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Audubon Nature Institute (New Orleans, LA)
http://www.auduboninstitute.org/veterans-day
Audubon Nature Institute is offering complimentary admission on November 11, 2014 to Audubon Zoo, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium or Audubon Aquarium of the Americas for all military personnel (active and retired) and their guests.

Active or retired military personnel, or dependent, must show a military ID for admission at the Zoo, Aquarium, or Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. This offer is valid for up to five (5) admissions, including the veteran, and does not apply to Entergy IMAX® Theatre. admission.

Aquarium of the Pacific (Long Beach, CA)
http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/veterans_day/
Veterans and military personnel who show valid service ID receive free admission on November 11, 2014.

Birmingham Zoo (Birmingham, AL)
http://www.birminghamzoo.com/
In honor of Veterans Day, all active and retired military personnel and their dependents will receive free admission on November 10 and 11.

Brevard Zoo (Melbourne, FL)
https://brevardzoo.org/calendar
Brevard Zoo will offer free admission to military veterans and active-duty service members Tuesday, November 11. The zoo will also provide free admission to spouses in the event the active-duty service member is deployed overseas.

California State Parks
http://www.parks.ca.gov/NewsRelease/452
Free Veterans Day admission to California State Parks for veterans, active and reserve military personnel.

California State Railroad Museum
http://www.csrmf.org/calendar-of-events
On Veteran's Day, veterans and active military personnel can enjoy a train ride on the Sacramento Southern Railroad for free as well as free admission to the Railroad Museum.

Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg, VA)
http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/plan/special-offers/honoring-service/
Active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans, and their dependents receive free Colonial Williamsburg admission for the entire Veterans Day weekend—November 7–11, 2014.

Columbus Zoo (Powell, OH)
https://columbuszoo.org/home/visit/adventure-tracker
The Columbus Zoo is offering free admission to military veterans and their families on Veterans Day.

Comedy Barn Theater (Pigeon Forge, TN)
http://www.comedybarn.com/
Free show for veterans and active duty military on Veterans Day.

Denver Zoo (Denver, CO)
http://www.denverzoo.org/events/veteran%E2%80%99s-day-celebration-0
Denver Zoo offers free admission to veterans on November 11.

Des Moines Botanical Center (Des Moines, IA)
http://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/visit-us/free-days/
Veterans and their families can enjoy free admission to the Des Moines Botanical Center in honor of Veterans Day!

Discovery Place
http://www.discoveryplace.org/blog/post/179/Free-Museum-and-IMAX-admission-for-veterans-on-Veterans-Day
Free Veterans Day admission at Charlotte Nature Museum, Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville or Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham for military and veterans. Also on this Veterans Day, Discovery Place is offering all military and veterans FREE Museum admission and a complimentary ticket to see D-Day: Normandy 1944 in IMAX®. Admission for accompanying family members are available at a discounted rate of $2 off ticket prices. 

Fairfax, Virginia Rec Centers
http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/press/html/pr079-14.htm
The Fairfax County Park Authority will provide complimentary RECenter admission at its nine RECenters on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, Veteran’s Day. Veterans and their immediate family members can use the pools and spas, fitness rooms, gyms and racquetball courts at no cost during this one-day event. Veterans may also participate in drop-in fitness classes at no charge.

Florida State Parks
http://www.floridastateparks.org/resources/sp-newsletter.cfm
All Florida state parks will be free on November 11 in honor of Veterans Day.

Franklin Park Zoo (New England)
http://www.zoonewengland.org/engage/free-veterans-day-admission-for-veterans-fpz
Franklin Park Zoo will offer free admission to veterans on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

Frontiers of Flight Museum (Dallas, TX)
http://www.flightmuseum.com/
Frontiers of Flight Museum will offer free admission for veterans on Saturday, November 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum (College Station, TX)
http://bushlibrary.tamu.edu/military/
​The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is proud to honor those who serve and defend our country by offering free admission year round to active-duty service members and up to five of their immediate family members (spouse and children). Simply show your military or dependant ID card at the admission desk at the museum entrance.

Retired military receive a $1 discount off regular admission price.

Heidrick Ag History Museum Agricultural Museum (Woodland, CA)
http://www.aghistory.org/
The Heidrick Ag History Center is offering free admission to veterans/military personnel on Veterans Day.

Kentucky Military History Museum (Frankfort, KY)
http://history.ky.gov/portfolio/kentucky-military-history-museum/
The Kentucky Military History Museum is offering free admission on Veterans Day.

Legoland Florida
http://florida.legoland.com/en/about/press/Press-Releases1/Free-Admission-Military2014/
Legoland Florida Resort is proud to offer free admission to military veterans of the United States Armed Forces with appreciation days leading up to Thanksgiving in the month of November. From Nov. 1-23, veterans will receive free admission to LEGOLAND Florida, along with 50 percent off tickets for up to six accompanying guests to experience the Park’s more than 50 rides, shows and attractions.

LeMay-America’s Car Museum (Tacoma, WA)
http://www.lemaymuseum.org/page.php?id=557
Free admission for active and retired military with ID and up to five family members, 10am-5pm, Tuesday, November 11, 2014, LeMay-America’s Car Museum.

Louisville Zoo (Louisville, KY)
http://www.louisvillezoo.org/
The Louisville Zoo is offering free general admission to active and retired military and their dependents on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

Lowry Park Zoo (Tampa, FL)
http://www.lowryparkzoo.com/calendar_events.php
In honor of Veterans Day, military personnel (active-duty, retirees and veterans) receive free Zoo admission on that day. As many as three direct dependents of military personnel also are entitled to free admission. Dependents may take advantage of the offer without their service member, though an adult must accompany minors.

Maidu Museum (Roseville, CA)

http://www.roseville.ca.us/news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=3829&TargetID=62
Free admission and a movie for veterans 11/10, 11/12-15. Showing daily at 2pm, “Original Patriots: Northern California Indian Veterans of WWII”. Special appearance by author and filmmaker Chag Lowry on Saturday, Nov 15 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm during the Night Out at the Museum. The museum will be closed on Veterans Day, Nov 11.

Museum of Glass (Tacoma, WA)
http://museumofglass.org/
Free admission for active and retired military and their families, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Museum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street, Tacoma

Naples Zoo (Naples, FL)
http://napleszoo.com/New/events.html
Naples Zoo is offering free admission to all active and prior service military personnel. The service member's spouse and children in the party receive $2 off regular zoo admission during the weekend.

Nashville Zoo (Nashville, TN)
http://www.nashvillezoo.org/
Active military personnel, military veterans and their immediate families to receive free admission to the Nashville Zoo during Military Appreciation Day on Sunday, November 9.

National Atomic Testing Museum (Las Vegas, NV)
http://www.nationalatomictestingmuseum.org/
In honor of Veterans Day, free admission on November 11, to all service members, past/present with military ID.

National Building Museum (Washington, DC)
http://www.nbm.org/
Active duty military and their family receive free admission on Veterans Day 2014.

National Constitution Center (Philadelphia, PA)
http://constitutioncenter.org/calendar/veterans-day-november-11-2014
Admission to the museum on Veterans Day is free for all veterans and active military personnel. 

National World War I Museum (Kansas City, KS)
https://theworldwar.org/veteransday
The National World War I Museum in Kansas City will provide free admission to the public on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November. 11.

New Zoo & Adventure Park (Green Bay, WI)
http://newzoo.org/event/veterans-day/
At the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park, we are honoring all veterans and active-duty military members and their immediate families with free admission on November 11, 2014.

9/11 Memorial (Lower Manhatten, NY)
http://www.911memorial.org/
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum will pay tribute to our country's veterans during a special five-day Salute to Service from November 7 to November 11. The organization is hosting a series of events and special programs for veterans and their families and the visiting public. Veterans will receive free Museum admission throughout our tribute. 

Northwest Trek (Eatonville, WA)
https://www.nwtrek.org/
To celebrate Veterans Day, Northwest Trek is offering free admission to all individuals who are currently serving or have honorably served in the U.S. military. Immediate family members will receive half-off general admission. 

Oklahoma City Zoo (Oklahoma City, OK)
http://www.okczoo.com/plan-your-visit/free-discount-days/
All active duty, active reserves and retirees and up to five guests receive free admission to the Zoo on Veterans Day.

Old Town Trolley Tours
http://www.trolleytours.com/veterans-discounts.asp?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=promo%2Bpost&utm_content=sandiego&utm_campaign=veterans%2Bday%2Bpost
Each year on Veterans Day, Old Town Trolley Tours offers specials to all veterans, active duty military personnel and police officers.

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
http://www.omahazoo.com/about/special-events/
In honor of those who proudly served our nation, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium will be offering free gate admission to all veterans and their immediate families on Veteran’s Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014. The free admission applies to active or retired Veterans and their immediate families.

Oregon Zoo and Metro Parks​
http://www.oregonmetro.gov/news/military-personnel-receive-free-admission-metro-parks-oregon-zoo-veterans-day
Metro will honor Veterans Day by offering free admission to Metro regional parks and the Oregon Zoo for military veterans and active military personnel as well as family members who accompany them. Families of deployed military personnel also will be given free admission.

Philbrook Museum (Tulsa, OK)​
http://philbrook.org/
In honor of their service to our country, all military veterans receive free admission to the Philbrook Museum on Veterans Day.

Phoenix Zoo (Phoenix, AZ)
From Saturday, November 8, through Tuesday, November 11, active military personal or veterans, show your military ID and receive FREE daytime admission to the Zoo. We will also be extending our standard $3 military discount to everyone in your party.

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (Tacoma, WA)
http://www.pdza.org/calendar?cid=71
In celebration of Veterans Day, we are offering free admission to all individuals who are currently serving or have honorably served in the U.S. military on Monday, Nov. 10 and Tuesday, Nov. 11. Immediate family members will receive half-off general admission. 

Riverbanks Zoo (Columbia, SC)
http://www.riverbanks.org/
Active duty and retired military personnel with a military ID card receive free admission in honor of Veterans Day.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Cleveland, OH)
http://northernohiotourism.wordpress.com/2014/11/04/rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-offers-free-admission-to-veterans-and-a-discount-to-their-spouses-on-veterans-day/
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame offers free admission to veterans and a discount for spouses on Veterans Day

Roger Williams Park Zoo (Providence, RI)
https://rwpzoo.org/58/plan-your-visit/calendar-events
Roger Williams Park Zoo salutes the men and women who serve our nation this Veterans Day with free admission for veterans and members of our armed forces, as well as half price admission for up to three immediate family members (spouse and children).

Shedd Aquarium (Chicago, IL)
http://www.sheddaquarium.org/plan-a-visit/Special-Offers/Veterans-Day/
This Veteran's Day weekend, Shedd is thanking vets by offering a voucher for a complimentary Shedd Pass ticket! This offer is available Nov. 7 - 11, 2014, to all active and retired military personnel. 

Sparkles of Kennesaw (Kennesaw, GA)
http://sparkleskennesaw.com/
This Veterans Day we are open from 4:00pm – 8:00pm and we are giving free skate admission to all military families!

Sunset Zoo (Manhattan, KS)
http://www.sunsetzoo.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=33&day=9&month=11&year=2014&calType=0
On Sunday, November 9, all guests receive free admission in honor of American soldiers and their families.

The Hall at Patriot Place (Foxborough, MA)
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In honor of Veteran's Day, all veterans and active military can enjoy FREE admission to The Hall November 8-11, 2014 with proper military identification!

The Queen Mary (Long Beach, CA)
http://www.queenmary.com/events/veterans-day/
The Queen Mary is proud to offer free admission to to active service members of the armed forces, retired military personnel, veterans and special discounts for their family members. 

USACE-operated recreation areas
http://www.usace.army.mil
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,200 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11, 2014.

Washington State Parks​
http://www.parks.wa.gov/
Free admission for all, no Discover Pass required, at all Washington State Parks on Veterans Day.

Wet 'n' Wild Hawaii (Oahu, HI)
https://www.wetnwildhawaii.com/events/
Wet'n'Wild Hawaii will open its gates on Monday, November 11, 2014 from 10:30am - 4:00pm and provide free admission to all active-duty, reservist, veteran and retired military personnel with a valid government issued ID. A day of festivities with live entertainment, games, prize giveaways and much more! Friends and family members get half off admission.

Woodland Park Zoo (Seattle, WA)
http://zoo.org/document.doc?id=1434
Free zoo admission on Veterans Day. $5.00 off admission for up to four accompanying family members.

World of Coca-Cola (Atlanta, GA)
http://www.worldofcoca-cola.com/armedforcesappreciation.htm
​The Coca-Cola Company is pleased to announce that from Saturday, November 8, 2014 through Sunday, November 16, 2014 in recognition of Veterans Day, the World of Coca-Cola is proud to offer a special promotion to members of the Armed Forces (Active duty, Reserves and Retired) and their families.

While we are pleased to continue offering complimentary admission to members of the Armed Forces on an ongoing basis, during this special period, members may also purchase up to four General Admission tickets for their family and friends at a discounted rate of 50% off.

Zoo Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)
http://www.zooatlanta.org
On Veterans Day, veterans and active-duty service members get in free and your families will get $4 off admission!

Be sure to visit Operation We Are Here's exclusive listing of organizations that offer free vacation and recreational opportunities for military veterans and their families ALL YEAR LONG! - LINK


Free access to military records - Ancestry.com
http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/veteransday2014?o_xid=57459&o_lid=57459&o_sch=Social
To help you honor the soldiers in your family this Veterans Day, we’re offering free access to top military records. Discover their history of service in the world’s first truly global conflict when you search millions of detailed military records, including new collections.

Free camping - Tennessee Valley Authority
http://www.tva.gov/river/recreation/camping.htm
Veterans camp for free at six TVA campsites across Tennessee from November 7-11, 2014.


Free car wash - Grace for Vets
http://graceforvets.org/
Grace For Vets is a united front of car wash operators that provide a FREE CAR WASH to veterans & service personnel each year on November 11 to honor their past and present service to their country.

The mission of Grace For Vets, a non-profit organization, is to honor those who have served or are currently serving their country. This international program unites the car wash industry each year on November 11. Whether observing Veterans Day, Remembrance Day or Armistice Day, we unite together as a whole, and provide FREE car washes to ALL veterans and service personnel.


Free dental - Divine Dentistry (Shreveport, LA)
http://www.ktbs.com/story/27293645/free-dental-day-for-veterans-11102014

Free dental - Edward Montalbo DMD Inc. (Sutter Creek, CA)
http://military-civilian.blogspot.com/2014/11/veterans-outreach-event-and-free-dental.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter


Free haircut - Great Clips
http://www.greatclips.com/about-us/charities/thank-a-veteran
On Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, customers who come in for a haircut at any U.S. Great Clips salon will receive a free haircut card to give to an active/inactive/retired military member of any branch, including the National Guard. Military members can also come in on Veterans Day for a free haircut or to pick up a free haircut card to use, with proof of service, any day before Dec. 31, 2014.

Free haircut - Hair Cuttery
http://haircuttery.com/share-a-haircut/sah-nov-2014.html
This Veterans Day 2014, Hair Cuttery is giving back to former service men and women through its Share-a-Haircut program.

For every adult haircut purchased on Tuesday, Nov. 11, a free haircut certificate will be donated back to a veteran in communities local to Hair Cuttery’s almost 900 locations. In each market, Hair Cuttery will partner with local veterans' organizations to reach those in need through the donation of haircut certificates. 


Free lodging - BnBfinder.com (bed and breakfasts)
www.bnbfinder.com
The Salute Our Heroes specials celebrate the active and retired military, vets and their loved ones; offering a free night of stay on Veterans Day (US) and Remembrance Day (Canada) – all other Salute Our Heroes room-rate specials can run year round. Please provide the innkeeper with proof of service when checking in. Finally, some much needed R&R (Rest & Recognition)!

Free lodging - BNB for Vets (bed and breakfasts)
www.bnbsforvets.org
Each year, the B&B industry celebrates the sacrifices offered by our courageous vets by offering free rooms on or around Veteran’s Day. We look forward to the 6th Annual B&Bs for Vets celebration. You will be able to search the list by state or scroll down through all the offers. In order to accommodate all those deserving free stays, innkeepers may offer “first-timers” to the program priority for stays.

2014 B&Bs for Vets: Inns and B&Bs throughout the U.S. and Canada will open their doors to thank veterans for their service on Monday, November 10th and Tuesday, November 11th, 2014.


Free massage or facial - Massage Envy Destin, FL and Fort Walton Beach, FL
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Massage Envy Spa is offering a complimentary 1-hour massage or facial session for active duty military personnel, military spouses and U.S. military veterans on Veterans Day. Please schedule in advance for this special promotion! Valid only on Veterans Day (Nov. 11, 2014) and at participating locations. Must present valid military ID. Space is limited.

Note: Other Massage Envy locations have are offering free services for military veterans. Check with your local Massage Envy to see if they are participating.


Free movie - iPic Theaters​
facebook.com
This Veterans Day we're honoring former and current military members with a free ticket at iPic. Just get to the theater before the film (no online tickets) with proof of service and enjoy the movie!

Free movie popcorn - Carmike Cinemas
facebook.com
November 11 only! Show any form of Military ID and get a free small popcorn with a ticket purchase. (For dependents or veterans without any form of Military ID, you must be accompanied by someone with any form of Military ID.)



Free oil change - America's Service Station (Atlanta, GA)
news release
Eight America's Service Station locations listed below will provide free basic oil changes to all veterans and active-duty military personnel — as well as spouses of deployed members — on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 and Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. The service includes up to five quarts of standard motor oil, and a standard oil filter. The Woodstock location will also have a cookout and provide free meals to veterans.

Free oil change (and car wash) - Delta Sonic
facebook.com
FREE Super Kiss car wash and free oil change for veterans and active duty military on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

Free oil change - NAPA Auto Care Centers (SW Florida)
http://swflnapaautocare.com/news-events/
Select NAPA Auto Care Centers are honoring veterans on this Veterans Day with a complimentary oil change service. A group of auto repair garage owners that are approved NAPA Auto Care Centers, known as Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers, are focusing on giving back this Veterans Day. “It’s our way to say ‘Thank You’ to those who have served our country,” said William Csogi, President of the local group. “Any veteran can qualify for a courtesy oil change by setting an appointment in advance of November 11th with any of our member Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers.”

Interested veterans should reserve a timeslot for this one-day-only free oil change event. Call one of the member locations of the Southwest Florida NAPA Auto Care Centers group to schedule your oil change. Not all NAPA Auto Care Centers qualify, so to find an approved location, see their website for a listing of the approved locations: http://swflnapaautocare.com/shop-locations/




Free travel - Jefferson Lines
https://www.jeffersonlines.com/special-offers.asp
Jefferson Lines is excited to announce that we will offer free travel* to Veterans on Veteran's Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Beginning Monday, October 20th through Veterans Day, Veterans can go to any of our 9 company locations to request a ticket for travel.



Free vacation (and Orlando Predators tickets) - Westgate Resorts
https://www.westgatedestinations.com/thankyoumilitary/
In recognition of the bravery and dedication of the valiant men and women returning from deployment, Westgate Resorts is proud to give away 1,500 three-day/two-night stays at select Westgate Resort Properties. PLUS, Westgate Resorts is also giving away Orlando Predators arena football tickets to 1,500 lucky veterans through the website orlandopredators.com.

To be eligible, military members must have served in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and/or The War on Terror (Service dates of Sept. 11, 2001, through today).  If you did not serve in the above wars, you are still eligible for a discount of 25% off the Best Available Rate.

Reservations will be accepted starting on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 9am EST.



Free wedding gowns - Brides Across America
www.bridesacrossamerica.com
Brides Across America nationwide event dates November 2014.
*All brides must pre-register online


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Free meals and more
It is recommended that you call ahead to see if your local restaurant is participating in these offers. Visit this page often! We are continually adding new restaurants as the promotions are being announced!

Applebees
http://www.applebees.com/VeteransDayMenu
Veterans and active duty military eat a free signature entree at Applebee's on November 11, 2014.

Arooga's Grill Hosue & Sports Bar
http://www.aroogas.com/
Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar is saluting America’s veterans with a free meal this meal this Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at all nine of its Central Pennsylvania restaurants.

Bakers Square Restaurant & Bakery
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Active duty military and veterans receive a complimentary breakfast on Veterans Day.

BarFly Ventures (Grand Rapids, MI)
http://events.grnow.com/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=260854
BarFly Ventures will offer a free meal on Veteran's Day (Tuesday, Nov. 11) for all military veterans and active duty military personnel at Grand Rapids Brewing Company, HopCat, McFadden's, and Stella's Lounge. The offer includes a choice of an entrée, salad, or sandwich and a soft drink.

Bar Louie Americana
http://www.barlouieamerica.com/
From open to close November 10, 2014 and November 11, 2014 every Bar Louie location across the country will offer veterans and military personnel a free meal up to a $12 value when they show valid military I.D. or other proof of service.

Bob Evans
http://bobevans.com/
Free all you can eat hotcakes for veterans and active duty military personnel on November 11, 2014.

Bonanza
facebook.com
Veterans and active duty military receive a free buffet on Monday, November 17, 2014.

Buehler's Restaurant & Cafe​
http://www.buehlers.com/events-calendar/
Free breakfast meal and coffee from 7-11am on Veterans Day 2014.

California Pizza Kitchen
facebook.com
All veterans and active military enjoy a free entree from our special Veterans Day menu, dine in only, on November 11, 2014.

Carrabba's
http://view.email.carrabbas.com/?j=fe6411777463067e7516&m=fed1157174660474&ls=fdfe16797662047f77177675&l=febc13727d6d0d7d&s=fe201277716c0c7a761573&jb=ffcf14&ju=fe1d137170630c747d1673&r=0
To celebrate Veterans Day, on November 9-11, 2014, all active duty military and veterans receive a free appetizer at Carrabba's.

Caseys General Store
http://www.caseys.com/
Free coffee or cappuccino for veterans on November 11, 2014. See store for details.

Cattlemens
facebook.com
On November 11, 2014, all military enjoy a complimentary small sirloin steak dinner.

CentraArchy restaurants (California Dreaming, New York Prime, Chophouse '47, The Tavern at Phipps, California Roadhouse)
http://centraarchy.com/media/
CentraArchy is showing its gratitude this Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, by honoring veterans and active duty military service members with a FREE entrée and 25% off to their accompanied family and friends. Visit any one of the 19 restaurants on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 with a valid military ID or proof of service to enjoy a free entrée from the regular dinner menu (excluding AQ items, Porterhouse and tax).

Charlie Brown's Steakhouse
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Veterans and active duty receive a free entree (up to $20) on Veterans Day 2014.

​Cheeseburger in Paradise
http://www.cheeseburgerinparadise.com/promos/veteransday/
Veterans and military personnel are honored with a free All American Burger with fries on November 11, 2014. Must purchase beverage, dine in only.

Chilis
http://www.chilis.com/en/pages/home.aspx
Veterans and active duty military receive a free entree from a select menu on Veterans Day, November 11, 2014 at participating locations.

Chuck E. Cheese
news release
Chuck E. Cheese is offering all U.S. Armed Forces veterans and active-duty military 20 free tokens upon a visit to Chuck E. Cheese's from Sunday, November 9, through Saturday, November 15, 2014.

City Barbeque
news release
On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, all locations of City Barbeque will provide a free sandwich platter to all military veterans and Troops. Dine in or take out.

Claim Jumper Restaurant and Saloon
http://www.claimjumper.com/printmenus/Veterans-Day-Menu.pdf
Claim Jumper is honoring veterans on November 10, 2014 with a complimentary meal from their Veterans Day menu.

Coffee Beanery​
news release
Coffee Beanery is offering free coffee to veterans and active duty military this Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014 (participating locations).

Concept Restaurants
facebook.com
On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, all Concept Restaurants invite veterans and all active military to come in and have a meal on us. One entree and one non-alcoholic beverage per person.

Country Cookin
http://www.countrycookin.com/country-cookin-community-support.php
Country Cookin honors active, reserve, and retired military personnel on Veteran's Day by providing them with free meals. 

Cracker Barrel
http://www.crackerbarrel.com/
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® is offering a complimentary Double Chocolate Fudge Coca-Cola® Cake dessert to veterans on Veterans Day 2014.

Craftworks Restaurants and Breweries
news release
On Veterans Day, participating locations will offer a complimentary craft beer to active and retired military personnel in appreciation of their service to our country.

Denny's
Denny's is giving away never-ending stacks of its famous buttermilk pancakes to active, inactive and retired military personnel on November 11, 2014 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., at participating locations.

East Coast Wings & Grill
http://eastcoastwings.com/
Military veterans receive a free appetizer or dessert at all locations on Veterans Day 2014. Minimum purchase of $10.00. 

Famous Dave's
news release
On November 11, 2014, Famous Dave's is offering a free One Meat Salute. Choose from one meat, a corn muffin, and a side. 

54th Street Grill & Bar and 54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse
facebook.com/54thstreetgrill
54th Street Grill & Bar and 54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse will be offering a free entrée up to $12.00 for veterans and active duty military on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. They will also be donating dollar for dollar for every Veteran's entrée ordered up to $10,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Fire + Ice
https://www.fire-ice.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/veteransday-2014-tablecard-2.jpg
All veterans, active military personnel and their immediate families will receive a free lunch or dinner on us on Veterans Day 2014. Participating locations: Boston, Providence, Cambridge and Anaheim locations. 

Fox and Hound Sports Tavern and Bailey's Sports Grill
http://foxandhound.com/
Veterans and active military get a free cheeseburger on November 11, 2014 at participating locations.

Friendly's
http://www.friendlys.com/
Friendly’s is treating veterans and active military, with a valid military ID or honorable discharge card, to a free breakfast, lunch or dinner on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

Fuddruckers Deluxe Bar & Grill
http://www.fuddruckersbarandgrill.com/#promos
Fuddruckers is honoring all veterans with a free All-American Burger with fries on Veterans Day 2014. Must purchase beverage.

Golden Corral
http://www.goldencorral.com/military/
Free dinner buffet and drink for veterans and military personnel on November 17, 2014 from 4-9 pm.

Handel's Homemade Ice Cream and Yogurt
http://www.handelsicecream.com/
On November 11, 2014, participating Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream and Yogurt shops across the country are giving away free single scoop ice cream cones to all veterans and military personnel with a valid military ID. No purchase is required.

Hooters
http://www.hooters.com/Home/Default.aspx#
On November 11, 2014, veterans and active duty military personnel receive a free entree at participating locations. Must purchase beverage. Restrictions apply.

Hy-Vee
www.facebook.com
Veterans, we would like to show appreciation for the sacrifices you made for our country by treating you to a free breakfast during regular breakfast hours on November 11, 2014.

IHOP
http://www.ihop.com/
On Veteran’s Day, November 11, participating IHOP restaurants around the nation will be honoring the brave men and women who have served, or are serving, in the United States military by offering them free Red, White and Blue pancakes from 7am to 7pm.

IKEA
http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_US/special_offers.html
In honor of Veterans Day, veterans can enjoy a free entree in our restaurant on November 9-11, 2014 with ID or uniform and at participating locations.

JJ's Red Hots
http://www.jjsredhots.com/
Veterans and active duty military personnel, here’s a great freebie for you on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014. All day get FREE unlimited hot dogs, sausages, sides and non-alcoholic drinks at either JJ’s Red Hots location, 1514 East Blvd and 15105 John J Delaney Drive.

Johnny Carrinos
facebook.com
Veterans eat free from a special menu w/ over 20 entrees to choose on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

Krispy Kreme
www.facebook.com
Krispy Kreme is proudly honoring all veterans and active duty military with a free doughnut and small coffee! Offer valid on November 11, 2014 at participating U.S. Krispy Kreme stores.

Krystal
facebook.com
From 6:00-10:30am, active and retired armed forces members receive a free sausage biscuit on Veterans Day (at participating locations).

LaMar Donuts
http://www.lamars.com/
Veterans and active military to receive free donut and 12-ounce coffee on Veterans Day.

Lone Star Steakhouse
http://www.lonestarsteakhouse.com/
​On Veterans Day 2014  active-duty, reserve and retired service-members may visit any nationwide Lone Star Steakhouse location to enjoy their choice of a Texas Rose, Potato Skins, Spinach & Artichoke Dip, Fried Green Beans or Spicy White Queso – for free.

Longhorn Steakhouse
news release
From Nov. 11 – Nov. 14, 2014, service members receive a complimentary Texas Tonion appetizer and non-alcohol beverage.

Max & Erma's
http://www.maxandermas.com/vetseatfree/
On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, veterans eat a free 3-course combo (Best Cheeseburger in America) at participating Max & Erma’s locations.

McCormick & Schmicks
http://www.mccormickandschmicks.com/featured-promotion/Veterans-Day.aspx
Join us on Sunday, November 9 as we pay tribute to our veterans with a complimentary entree from a special menu. Reservations recommended.

Menchie's
www.menchies.com
Free 6 oz. frozen yogurt for all veterans and active duty military on November 11, 2014.

MOD Pizza
http://www.modpizza.com/
MOD Pizza is inviting all service members to enjoy a free individual, artisan-style pizza (MOD size) or hand-tossed salad on Veterans Day – Tuesday, November 11, 2014 – at any MOD location.

O'Charley's
www.ocharleys.com
Veterans and active duty military receive a free meal from our 9.99er menu on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

Olive Garden
news release
On Nov. 11, 2014, service members receive a complimentary entree from a special menu, including Venetian Apricot Chicken, Sausage & Peppers Rustica and Spaghetti with Meat Sauce. Family dining with the service member receive a 10-percent discount on their meals as well. All entrees include freshly baked garlic breadsticks and choice of homemade soup or garden fresh salad.

On The Border
http://ontheborder.com/honorvets
Veterans and active duty military will receive a free meal from the Create Your Own Combo menu on November 11, 2014.

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
http://www.orangeleafyogurt.com/Press/Release/veterans-day-deal-from-orange-leaf-frozen-yogurt-honors-vets-with-free-froyo#.VFhWivnF-uI
To recognize and honor our American servicemen and women, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, America’s fastest growing frozen yogurt concept[1], will offer all retired and active-duty military personnel a free cup of froyo, up to 11 ounces, on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2014.

Outback Steakhouse (free Bloomin Onion and beverage)
http://www.outback.com/troops
On November 11, 2014, Outback is honoring all active and retired military personnel with a free Bloomin' Onion and a beverage by showing a valid military ID at participating restaurants.

PDQ
​http://www.eatpdq.com/
Veterans and active duty military receive a free 3 tenders or sandwich on Veterans Day.

Petro Shopping Centers
http://www.petrotruckstops.com/
All CDL drivers who are also military veterans eat a complimentary meal of their choice in participating full service restaurants on Veterans Day, November 11, 2014. Up to $15 value.

Pie Five Pizza
http://www.piefivepizza.com/
Every Pie Five Pizza restaurant across the country is inviting active-duty, reserve and retired service-members to enjoy a free pie on Veterans Day, November 11, 2014. 

Pinnacle
http://investors.pnkinc.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=876020
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. will honor veterans and active duty military personnel by offering complimentary meals at the company's award-winning buffets on Veterans Day Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Pizza Factory
news release
Pizza Factory is offering military veterans a free lunch special or a free scrumptious, lunch buffet on November 11, 2014.

Ponderosa Steakhouse
facebook.com
Veterans and active duty military eat free on Monday, November 17, 2014.

Red Hot and Blue
http://redhotandblue.com/central/2014/10/veterans-day-deals/
Veterans and military personnel receive a free meal with the purchase of two drinks and a second entree of equal or greater value on Veterans Day 2014. The buy-one-get-one-free meal offer is available for three days: November 10, 11 and 12, 2014. Coupon required.

Red Lobster
news release
From Nov. 11 – Nov. 14, 2014,, service members receive a complimentary appetizer from a list of 10 delicious options, including New! Crispy Fried Green Beans, Lobster-Crab-and-Seafood-Stuffed Mushrooms and Sweet Chili Shrimp.

Red Robin
http://www.redrobin.com/
Red Robin will be serving one free Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries® to all veterans and active duty military on November 11, 2014.

Rib Crib
https://twitter.com/RibCrib/status/530824526670471168/photo/1
On Veterans Day all veterans and active-duty military eat free at participating locations.

Ruby Tuesday
http://pages.rubytuesdayrestaurants.com/2014VeteransDay/
Free appetizer for active duty military, reserve and veterans on Tuesday, November 11 at participating locations.

Salty's (Portland, OR)
news release
On Veterans Day, November 11, 2014, Salty’s General Manager, Laura Reeder, is giving away a slice of Salty’s famous White Chocolate Mousse Cake, and a $20 gift certificate for a return visit, when Veterans show their service card.

Saz's State House
http://ow.ly/i/7tvDt
Military personnel, your 11.11.14 entree is complimentary when another entree of equal or greater value is purchased. 

2nd Street Treats
twitter.com
On Tuesday, November 11, free frozen yogurt for our veterans.

Shoneys
http://www.shoneys.com/
Shoneys is offering all veterans and active duty military a free All-American Burger on November 11, 2014.

Sizzler
https://s3.amazonaws.com/cdn2/Sizzler/Promotions/Sizzler-VeteransDay_Participating-Locations.pdf
Sizzler is offering active duty and retired members of the military a free lunch on Veterans Day, November 11, 2014. Until 4 p.m., guests with proof of military service may choose a free entrée of either a six-ounce Tri Tip Steak, a single Malibu Chicken or a half dozen Fried Shrimp. Coffee, iced tea or a fountain drink is included.

Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill​
http://smokeybones.com/specials/veteransday/
Veterans and active duty military eat free from our select menu on Veterans Day 2014.

Starbucks
This Veterans Day 2014—a free tall brewed coffee for veterans, active duty military and their spouses in participating U.S. company-owned stores.

Sticky Fingers Smokehouse
http://stickyfingers.com/0_Email/133Coupon.html
Sticky Fingers Smokehouse offers veterans, active, inactive or retired servicemen and servicewomen a free entrée with the purchase of second entrée of equal or greater value all day on Veterans Day, November 11, 2014 with proof of military service. Coupon required.

Texas Land and Cattle Steakhouse
www.texaslandandcattle.com
To help commemorate Veterans Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11, Texas Land and Cattle Steakhouse is inviting active-duty, reserve and retired service-members to visit any of its restaurants nationwide to enjoy their choice of Crispy Onion Strings, Spicy White Queso, Steakhouse Onion Rings, Avocado Smash or Big D Spinach Dip – for free. One offer valid per table. Proof of military ID not required.Offer available all day, dine-in only. Print out or present the Veterans Day email or Facebook offer on your mobile device to receive a free shared plate. No purchase necessary.Offer not valid with any other offer, discount or coupon.

Texas Roadhouse
http://www.texasroadhouse.com/
Texas Roadhouse is offering veterans and active duty service members a free lunch on
Monday, November 11, 2013, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Choose one of ten entrees and a choice of any Coca-Cola product, sweet tea/ice tea or coffee.

Thanksgiving Dinner 365 Days a Year
facebook.com
Free meals on Veterans Day to any veteran or active duty military personnel. Simply come in and show us your military I.D and allow us to thank and serve you.

The Greene Turtle
http://www.thegreeneturtle.com/
Veterans and active duty military enjoy a free meal on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at participating locations.

Tim Hortons​
http://www.timhortons.com/
On Veterans Day 2014, Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop is giving all active and inactive U.S. military veterans a free donut.

Travelcenters of America
www.facebook.com
All CDL drivers who are also military veterans eat FREE in participating full service restaurants on Veterans Day, November 11, 2014. Up to $15 value.

Tubby's
http://www.tubby.com/
Tubby's is offering all veterans and active duty military the choice of free carryout of its popular 6" Grilled Steak N' Cheese or Tubby's Famous Sub on Veterans Day 2014.

Unos
facebook.com
Military members (past and present) enjoy a free entree or individual pizza with an entree or pizza purchase of equal or greater value on November 11, 2014.

Village Inn
http://www.villageinn.com/
Village Inn is offering a complimentary breakfast for all who have served, on Tuesday, Veterans Day. (At participating locations)

Wawa
http://www.wawa.com/WawaWeb/Coffee.aspx
We’ll be offering free coffee to veterans, active military members, and their families on Veterans Day.

Wayback Burgers
http://www.waybackburgers.com/
On Veterans Day all veterans and active military receive a free Wayback Classic Cheeseburger when you purchase a side and a drink.

Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley
http://www.drycreekvalley.org/visit/vinoforvets.php
From November 1st-November 30th, many of our member wineries will be offering complimentary tastings to veterans and active military service members as a toast to their sacrifice.

Woody's Bar-B-Q
news release
At participating restaurants nationwide this November 11, 2014, Woody’s Bar-B-Q will honor veterans with a gift certificate for a free entrée*.

Zoes Kitchen
facebook.com
On Veterans Day, veterans and active duty military receive a free entrée and an additional 10% off of their family's meal!




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More military discounts for Veterans Day!

Military Family Research Institute (includes nationwide and Indiana only discounts)
Download - 2014 Veterans Appreciation Week Discounts
The students at the Military Family Research Institute contacted over a thousand businesses this year to find out who would give veteran discounts. They ended up with over 700 organizations who have agreed to give veteran discounts the week of (and sometimes through the year) Veterans Day. Please frequent the businesses on the attached list and get YOUR well deserved discounts! Please also let others know about the Veterans
Appreciation Week!


Parking Panda
https://www.parkingpanda.com/
Parking Panda, a free app that allows veterans who drive to find, reserve, and redeem parking in advance is holding a promotion in celebration and observe of Veterans Day. Using promocode, VETERAN10, first-time users receive $10 off their first reservation.


Sleep Number
http://www.sleepnumber.com/military
In honor of Veteran’s Day, from October 14 through November 16, 2014, Sleep Number is providing exclusive offers for current and past military personnel. 

  • Save $400 on Sleep Number p5 bed plus 24 month financing plus free standard shipping
  • Save $700 on Sleep Number m7 bed plus 24 month financing plus free standard shipping
  • Save $700 on Sleep Number i8 bed plus 24 month financing plus free standard shipping
  • Save 30% on selected Sleep Number bedding

In addition, Sleep Number will be giving a free bed to a deserving member of the military. To nominate someone as a “thank you” for their service, visit Sleep Number’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SleepNumber


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Veterans Day initiatives

Believe in Heroes - Wounded Warrior Project
http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/believe-in-heroes/about.aspx
Believe in Heroes® was created in 2010 in collaboration with Acosta Sales & Marketing to make a positive impact on the new generation of injured service members who have made significant sacrifices to preserve our freedoms and protect our country. Most veterans face challenges as they transition back into civilian life, and today's wounded veterans are meeting extraordinary obstacles including, the physical injuries as well as invisible ones, like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It’s time for EVERYONE to take part in ensuring our injured service members are well taken care of.

Beginning September 7, 2014 and running through Veterans Day, November 11, 2014, Believe in Heroes calls on Americans to show their support and appreciation for our service members and newest generation of veterans in a simple everyday way — grocery shopping. Each participating brand and retailer will help raise funds and awareness for WWP through the Believe in Heroes campaign.


Veterans Day Run
www.veteransdayrun.org
Our mission is to say "Thank you" to the men and women who have served or are currently serving to defend our country. These men and women often make great sacrifices to secure our freedom and Veterans Day is one day designated each year where we get to pause and say "Thanks".

Please join us in this mission and make the National Veterans Day Run a part of your Veterans Day weekend activities. Register for the 2014 Veterans Day Run today!
Veterans Day promotions, freebies and more - 2014
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